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    • The African Elephant Jenny Perez Mr. Buchmann Biology period 6
    • Scientific Name
      • African elephant
      • Latin name is the “Huge Arch” (animal corner)
      • Source: PowerKids Life Science
    • Elephant status
      • their color is usually grayish brown
      • they weigh up to 14,000 pounds
      • they are the world largest mammals
      • Source: Cefrey
    • Habitat
      • elephants live in African savannas
      • Source: Cefrey
    • Food source
      • They consume bark grass, leaves, twigs, various types of fruit, and seed pods
      • They feast upon farm crops, drink up to 30-50 gallons of water per day
      • They have a large appetite.
      • They can consume 300-400 lbs of food a day
      • Source: endangeredelephant.blogspot.com
    • Habitat map http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/images/range/thumbs/12392.png
    • Human interaction
      • The elephants can be found in zoos
    • Baby elephants
      • Mommy elephants give birth every 5 years
      • they carry the calf for 22 months
      • the calf weighs between 200 to 250 pounds
      • and grows 2 pounds every day
      • they can stand within an hour of birth
      • They drinks milk from its mother using its mouth
      • It takes months before they learn to use their trunk
      • Source: animalcorner.co.uk
    • Fun facts
      • elephants can live up to 70 years
      • their trunks have 100,000 muscles
      • they sleep from 4 to 6 hours
      • they sleep standing or laying
      • their tusk often grow 8 feet long
      • they use their strength in their trunks to pull out trees
      • Source: Sackett Smith
    • Works Cited
      • Cefrey, Holly. &quot;Grasslands.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 28 Apr. 2011 < http://www.pklifescience.com/article/392/grasslands >
      • http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/wildlife/elephants/elephant_about.html
      • Sackett Smith, Lucy. &quot;Elephants: From Trunk to Tail.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 28 Apr. 2011 < http://www.pklifescience.com/article/57/elephants-from-trunk-to-tail >
      • http://endangeredelephant.blogspot.com/2009/04/elephants-food-web-behavior.html
    • Photo Credits
      • http://www.pklifescience.com/article/392/grasslands
      • http://www.pklifescience.com/article/57/elephants-from-trunk-to-tail
      • http://www.ideas-n-gifts.com/Qstore/suploads/33514.jpg
      • http://www.searchpictures.net/animals/families/baby_african_elephant.jpg
      • http://imagecache6.allposters.com/LRG/21/2142/MORED00Z.jpg
      • http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_cldYzqsCtp4/Se8yuk6l4hI/AAAAAAAAABM/oigfRZ7Oep0/s1600/060214_animal_love.jpg
      • http://www.dailypictures.info/free-pictures/1565/African%20Elephants,%20Amboseli%20National%20Park,%20Kenya.jpg